The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 94 99 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +31
Contract jobs citing REST 126 104 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 1.79% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% 6.06% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 80 73
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £187.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.03 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+31.49% +0.72%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 156 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (54.32%) Java
3 110 (45.27%) TDD
4 100 (41.15%) Web Services
5 99 (40.74%) HTML
6 93 (38.27%) JavaScript
7 92 (37.86%) SOAP
8 71 (29.22%) XML
9 69 (28.40%) BDD
10 68 (27.98%) Scrum
10 68 (27.98%) JSON
11 60 (24.69%) Git (software)
12 58 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (21.40%) HTML5
14 49 (20.16%) CSS
15 45 (18.52%) Spring
16 44 (18.11%) Subversion
17 41 (16.87%) MVC
18 40 (16.46%) Software Engineering
19 38 (15.64%) C#
19 38 (15.64%) .NET
20 37 (15.23%) Finance
21 36 (14.81%) AngularJS
21 36 (14.81%) Jenkins
22 34 (13.99%) Maven
22 34 (13.99%) Banking
23 33 (13.58%) SQL
23 33 (13.58%) MongoDB
23 33 (13.58%) jQuery
24 32 (13.17%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.47%) Node.js
2 16 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.12%) CMS
4 9 (3.70%) Apache
5 7 (2.88%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.88%) MQSeries
6 6 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.47%) JBoss
6 6 (2.47%) Jetty
7 5 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.65%) Mule
9 3 (1.23%) Confluence
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.82%) Radian6
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.06%) Heroku
3 4 (1.65%) Force.com
4 3 (1.23%) Taleo
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.82%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Boomi
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.70%) HTTP
2 10 (4.12%) Internet
3 4 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.82%) X.509
4 2 (0.82%) LDAP
4 2 (0.82%) CTI
5 1 (0.41%) RTSP
5 1 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.58%) MongoDB
2 31 (12.76%) Relational Database
3 27 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 22 (9.05%) SQL Server
5 18 (7.41%) MySQL
6 12 (4.94%) Neo4j
7 11 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.53%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.70%) DB2
9 8 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.88%) Big Data
11 6 (2.47%) HBase
12 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.65%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.65%) SQLite
14 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.23%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 44 (18.11%) Subversion
3 36 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 34 (13.99%) Maven
5 21 (8.64%) Selenium
6 20 (8.23%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.41%) JUnit
8 14 (5.76%) JIRA
9 13 (5.35%) JMeter
10 12 (4.94%) Mockito
11 9 (3.70%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.29%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.29%) Gradle
13 6 (2.47%) Hudson
13 6 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.06%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (2.06%) TestNG
14 5 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (2.06%) WebLOAD
15 4 (1.65%) Xcode
General
1 37 (15.23%) Finance
2 34 (13.99%) Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Retail
4 12 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.47%) Marketing
7 5 (2.06%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
8 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.23%) Legal
8 3 (1.23%) Advertising
8 3 (1.23%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 192 (79.01%) Developer
2 76 (31.28%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 19 (7.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 14 (5.76%) Architect
7 13 (5.35%) Android Developer
8 12 (4.94%) Agile Java Developer
8 12 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (4.94%) iOS Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.53%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Technical Architect
11 9 (3.70%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Lead Java Developer
12 8 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.29%) AWS Developer
13 6 (2.47%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.47%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (41.15%) Web Services
2 99 (40.74%) HTML
3 92 (37.86%) SOAP
4 71 (29.22%) XML
5 68 (27.98%) JSON
6 52 (21.40%) HTML5
7 49 (20.16%) CSS
8 45 (18.52%) Spring
9 38 (15.64%) .NET
10 36 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 33 (13.58%) jQuery
12 26 (10.70%) Hibernate
13 21 (8.64%) JMS
14 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET
15 17 (7.00%) JSP
15 17 (7.00%) RESTful
16 16 (6.58%) JAX-RS
16 16 (6.58%) Middleware
16 16 (6.58%) WCF
17 15 (6.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.35%) User Experience
3 12 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.06%) iPhone
6 4 (1.65%) iPad
6 4 (1.65%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.23%) IPTV
7 3 (1.23%) Derivative
7 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.23%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.23%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.82%) Online Games
8 2 (0.82%) Social Media
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.17%) Linux
2 25 (10.29%) Apple iOS
3 23 (9.47%) Android
4 21 (8.64%) UNIX
5 14 (5.76%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.82%) Windows
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (45.27%) TDD
3 69 (28.40%) BDD
4 68 (27.98%) Scrum
5 58 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (16.87%) MVC
7 40 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 32 (13.17%) Web Development
8 32 (13.17%) OO
9 27 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 25 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (9.88%) Kanban
12 23 (9.47%) SOA
13 18 (7.41%) E-Commerce
13 18 (7.41%) Android Development
14 17 (7.00%) Pair Programming
15 16 (6.58%) Web Design
15 16 (6.58%) OOP
15 16 (6.58%) Configuration Management
15 16 (6.58%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (54.32%) Java
2 93 (38.27%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.64%) C#
4 33 (13.58%) SQL
5 28 (11.52%) Ruby
6 23 (9.47%) Scala
7 21 (8.64%) Python
7 21 (8.64%) PHP
8 20 (8.23%) Objective-C
9 13 (5.35%) Groovy
9 13 (5.35%) Apple Swift
10 9 (3.70%) XPath
10 9 (3.70%) C++
11 6 (2.47%) Apex Code
12 5 (2.06%) Go
13 4 (1.65%) Perl
14 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.82%) Clojure
15 2 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (6.58%) Degree
2 10 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Basel III
3 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (4.94%) Docker
2 4 (1.65%) HDFS
2 4 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.88%) Puppet
3 6 (2.47%) yum
4 4 (1.65%) Jitterbit
5 3 (1.23%) Oozie
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.41%) Graphite
7 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.41%) DBAmp
Vendors
1 14 (5.76%) IBM
2 11 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.12%) Oracle
4 9 (3.70%) Sybase
5 8 (3.29%) Coverity
6 7 (2.88%) Informatica
7 6 (2.47%) Xamarin
8 5 (2.06%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.06%) SOASTA, Inc
8 5 (2.06%) Talend
8 5 (2.06%) VMware
9 4 (1.65%) Appcelerator
10 3 (1.23%) Zend
10 3 (1.23%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.23%) Twitter
11 2 (0.82%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.82%) Pardot
11 2 (0.82%) ExactTarget
11 2 (0.82%) Conga
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